UN Assistance Mission In Afghanistan (UNAMA)

UN Assistance Mission In Afghanistan (UNAMA): The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) recently held a meeting with the women activists and applauded their courage and affirmed that the UN will continue to stand by the people of Afghanistan. UNAMA was established on 28 March 2002 by United Nations Security Council Resolution 1401. It […]

Introducing Millets In The Mid-Day Meal Scheme

Introducing Millets In The Mid-Day Meal Scheme: Flagging “critical” levels of malnutrition and anaemia among children, the Union Government has urged the states to explore the possibility of introducing millets in the mid-day meal scheme, now known as PM Poshan. Millets or nutri-cereals, which include Jowar, Bajra, and Ragi, are rich in minerals and B-complex […]

SMILE Scheme

SMILE Scheme: The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has formulated this scheme for Support for Marginalized Individuals. “SMILE stands for Support for Marginalized Individuals for Livelihood and Enterprise”. Focus of the scheme is on rehabilitation, provision of medical facilities, counseling, basic documentation, education, skill development, economic linkages etc. It includes sub scheme – ‘Central […]

Portable Oxygen Cans

Portable Oxygen Cans: After oxygen cylinders, it’s everyday-use portable oxygen cans that are now witnessing brisk sales across the country, with escalating air pollution levels and increased travel and outdoor activities. It is also being used by those recovering from COVID-19. Sales of these portable oxygen cans, according to industry experts, have doubled post-Diwali, and […]

Bhaskaracharya National Institute For Space Applications And Geo-Informatics (BISAG-N)

Bhaskaracharya National Institute For Space Applications And Geo-Informatics (BISAG-N): The Indian Army has inked a Memorandum of Understanding with the Bhaskaracharya National Institute for Space Applications and Geo-Informatics (BISAG-N), Gandhinagar, Gujarat. This MoU will facilitate exchange of knowledge and collaboration in the fields emerging technologies for development of GIS and IT based Enterprise Resource Planning […]